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statements relative to the united states' position on the issue with the bombing and additional security that is takiki place right now at airports around the world. as you know, from have been increased security measures put in place at airports for people entering the united states, including patdowns, additional screenings and some cases they are hand checking luggage and going through every, single item that's inside a piece of luggage before allowing it to be put on board an therapy is inbound for the united states. the president, of course, was in hawaii at the time of this bombing, the attempted bombing of the flight that arrived in detroit, michigan a couple of weeks ago, and he has made strong statements in terms of what happened and why it happened. a lot of finger pointing has been going on for the past week or so over who is responsible for allowing this passenger to get on board with explosives in his underwear. you'll recall a gentleman from africa was on his way to the united states and attempted to ignite a substance packed in his clothing. people on board the flight wres
knew that they sought to strike the united states, and that they were recruiting operatives to do so, the intelligence community did not aggressively follow up on and prioritize particular streams of intelligence, related to a possible attack against the homeland. second, this contributed to a larger failure of analysis. a failure to connect the dots of intelligence that existed across our intelligence community and which, together, could have revealed that abdulmutallab was planning an attack. third, this, in turn, fed into shortcomings in the watch community, which resulted in this person being placed on the no-fly list, thieb -- thereby allowing him to board the plane in amsterdam. in summary, the u.s. government had the information, scattered throughout the system, to potentially uncover this plot and disrupt the attacks. rather than a failure to collect or share intelligence, this was a failure to connect and understand the intelligence that we already have. and that's why we took swift action in the immediate days following christmas, including reviewing and updating the terror
rush. >>> the united states has grounded all planes bound for haiti at the request of the haitian government. these include flights carrying humanitarian aid. there is no room on the ground for the planes and no fuel for the planes to return. they hope to have planes back in the air later today or tomorrow. that is your money watch report. >>> coming up next on eyewitness news at 4:00, back in the hot seat. mark sanford faces his peers as they look to reprimand him to use state aircraft to visit his mistress. >>> the sun was out bringing warmth, but is it all over? the answer is just ahead in first warning weather. >>> eyewitness news is always on. go to wjz.com for the latest on the news and weather. >>> finally a break in our temperatures. the cold grip that had us by the neck haslett us go. we are looking at 49 degrees. it feels like a heat wave compared to the 20s and 30s. 49 is above the average for this time of year of 41. we have finally gone above the normal temperatures. 18 is the dew point now. 28% relative humidity with a nice south wind at 5 miles an hour. 30.22" and r
not only across the united states, but especially as a military community, bonding with family, with loved ones. >> reporter: brothers in arms, drawing ranks against grief. even as the larosas reach out to others. >> my heart goes to all the haitians and the families who have suffered further loss during the quake. and in the coming week, i hope you will keep my children and the people of hate neyour thought -- haiti in your thought and prayers. >> reporter: alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> and as part of our continuing community commitment, wjz is proud to bring you "hope for haiti," a global, commercial-free telethon, hosted by george clooney, wyclef jean, and anderson cooper. hope for haiti features celebrity appearances. you can see it live here on wjz 13, beginning tonight at 8:00. >>> a presidential task force is recommending that 35 guantanamo bay detainees face trial here in the united states. five of those would be tried in federal court in new york. another six will face military commissions. this comes as president obama works to close guantanamo bay prison. right now, th
is devastating everyone in haiti's today. there is thousands of patients who are living in the united states that is worried about their families back home. >> they have watched the news reports, they have prayed for miracles, they are trying to reach their loved ones. paul called his younger brother patrick, asking what happened. >> what matters right now is i am here, and i am okay. >> >> laree ford worried about her family. >> everybody is in panic mode right now not knowing who is okay, who is not okay. >> >> rico dupree operates a radio station in new york that reaches out to those at home. >> it's torture. they want to see, they want to know, they can't. >> it's a back-drop of overwhelming dedication, there is signs of hope. >> she managed to reach her fatherly cell phone. >> how did that feel? >> all i heard was hello, and i heard my daughter say, daddy, and i was, all right, that's all i need to know. >> >> we have one couple who is sharing the terrifying ordeal. >> moment after the hurricane hit, frank got a call from julian, and she was trapped and she could not be saved for 12 to
of the week. some nice warming heading our way throughout the united states states. the jet stream going up. miami will probably be in the mid-70s by wednesday. tonight, cloudy skies, maybe a few flurries later on. 36 tomorrow, sun and clouds, it will be breezy behind the front and it will feel colder than today. >>> coming back and look at the end of the week warmup in a few minutes. >>> i can't wait for that. >> 40 feels like summer. >> still to come. >> remember this, when the may flower trucks hit the baltimore colts to indianapolis. the baltimore ravens are heading to indianapolis. i'm jessica kartalija in baltimore city. coming up, more on the big rivalry and the game we're all looking forward to ,,,,,,,,,,,,, . >>> coming up next onune at 5:00. a very important win. wjz is live with complete coverage. >>> transition of power. i'm mike hellgren at city hall. staying on this important story with mayor sheila dixon, and soon-to-be mayor stephanie rawlings-blake. what they're up to today. >>> parts of the country, thawing out from a deep freeze. this, as we prepare to welcome warmer
quake, thousands of haitians haitians haitians are clamoring to flee to the united states, pushing, shoving to get past armed troops for a stamp of approval from the u.s. embassy. >> you're an american citizen? >> yes. they should treat me as such. >> as you can see, we get 2,000 a day. we work through 2,000 people and we get another 2,000 the next day. >> reporter: already an estimated 300,000 people have pled port au prince for the country side. more are leaving everyday to get away from the widespread devastation. for those who remain, the issue is jobs. there is so much work to be done but so far no organized reconstruction. no one is hiring. frustration is rising. >> we work for food not just wait in lines like animals. >> reporter: until then, more people will line up at the u.s. em back with your first morning say desperate to get out of haiti. phil whitaker, port au prince, haiti. >> thanks to actor john travolta, the 55-year-old owns his private yet. he and his wife helped to unload everything on the run way before making their return to florida. for more information on ho
higher than what we find on average in women in the united states. >> reporter: after my bpa free diet, he said i was much lower than average. >> how convince are you that elevated level of bpa in people's bodies can lead to cancer, heart disease, obesity and early puberty. >> i and other colleagues of mine had a meeting, said with a high level of confidence, we think bisphenol a is a threat to human health. >> bpa is found in the lining of plastic bottles and metal cans and recycled paper products like pizza boxes and paper napkins. >>> a nice change today. you better believe this one, the cold and rain yesterday. let's look outside. beautiful skies this evening and temperatures warm up to unbutton. i didn't wear a coat to work. wjz has weather and traffic together. >> it was a beautiful afternoon, got in to the low to mid-50s, about everywhere with a lot of sunshine. after yesterday's rain, almost an inch most places yesterday. take a look at radar, it's clear. nothing going on at all. mild, 53 degrees west winds at 9. barometer holding steady a pretty nice day tomorrow and we will s
to the united states, with a valid visa? >> the state department says it recent loo installed-- recently installed new name-checking software and new procedures to make sure all security agents get updated information. >> all 299 people on board the northwest flight would likely have died if that explosive device had detonated properly. >>> after three days of rain and flooding, southern california is at risk for mudslides. teri okita reports for wjz from los angeles. >> reporter: with the threat of mudslides looming, sheriff's deputies are going door to door in this l.a. county neighborhood, telling people they have to go. >> we can't stress enough how important it is for all of the residents of this community to leave. >> reporter: it's been raining for days. and the hills are ripe for mudslides. last year's wildfires stripped the land for vegetation. and now the ground can only hold so much water. >> reporter: hundreds of homeowners are being told to evacuate. most are leaving. >> we are packed and ready to go. a few last details and we're out of here. >> reporter: but some have have
talking about. the tape also threatened new attacks against the united states. >>> what has worried at least one terrorist analyst group has concerned them. >> reporter: the frase, peace be upon those who follow guidance. intel center says the phrase is troubling. >> this phrase, which appears at the beginning and the end of the message, only appears in bin laden's statement, typically in messages that come in advance of an attack. >> reporter: the phrase is no guarantee of an imminent attack. and the british had raised their security level from substantial to severe, even before the latest message. based, they say, on increased chatter on terrorist networks they monitor. but with two high-level conferences here this week, on afghanistan and yemen, raising the threat level was thought prudent. >> we have at all times to take the action necessary to show that we are vigilant. and at the same time to show people around the world that we must work together to deal with this terrorist threat. >> reporter: despite the claims on the audiotape, u.s. official says there is no indication bin
for flights to the united states. >> it's difficult but we have to do it. >> in newark, passengers on international flights say security was very tight every step of the way. >> and they went through all of the carry on suit cases, everything was opened up and they did pat us down, it was very thorough. >> the new measures follow an attempt to blow up an airplane on christmas gay. a man is charged with smuggling chemical explosives on a flight from amsterdam to detroit. that scare sparked additional security measures at airports nationwide but there's a new concern after a security breach here at newark airport. surveillance video con firms the man managed to enter through an exit never going through a security check. he left about 20 minutes later but flights were grounded for six hours while the entire terminal was checked. flights are still running behind schedule. airport security will be among the first orders of business when president obama returns to work on tuesday. janet choi, cbs news, newark, new jersey. >> late this afternoon, the security officer assigned to the part
the neighbors we have in the state. the people that give of their time and talents. >> it is not clear how long the guard unit will be flying missions in and out of haiti, but they are prepared for 18- hour days. >>> still ahead on eyewitness news at 4:00, more trouble for toyota. additional recalls are spreading around the world. >>> troubled family. a pediatrician is accused in child sex crimes. more about his criminal past. >>> over the last decade, the number of cancer cases has been dropping, but the disease is still claiming lives. >>> the winds are still kicking throughout maryland, but will they blow in a winter storm? the answer is coming up in the first warning forecast. ,,,, i was always going having to go in the middle of traffic and just starting and stopping. having to go in the middle of a ballgame and then not being able to go once i got there. and going at night. i thought i had a going problem. my doctor said i had a growing problem. it wasn't my bladder. my prostate was growing. i had an enlarging prostate that was causing my urinary symptoms. my doctor prescribed avodart. (a
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